2017 Ford Explorer

Test-Drive the New 2017 Ford Explorer in Vista, CA


The 2017 Ford Explorer is the perfect large SUV to help you reach all your destinations. This impressive vehicle comes equipped with plenty of performance options for a powerful drive, advanced safety features designed to give you peace of mind and modern technologies that will allow everyone to enjoy every journey. You're also treated to the incredible amount of space that the Explorer offers, making it easy to fit the whole family and your belongings for a weekend getaway. If you're interested in buying or leasing this SUV, head down to our Ford dealership in Vista, CA, today.


When you drive off in your new 2017 Ford Explorer, you'll feel confident knowing that it has innovative safety systems in place to give you peace of mind. The available Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with cross-traffic alert is a radar system located in the rear quarter panels of the vehicle that alerts you with an indicator light when a car is approaching your blind-spot. The radar system also works as a cross-traffic alert, letting you know if a car is approaching when you're backing out of a parking spot or your driveway. Other standard and available safety features include:

  • Hill Descent Control™
  • Lane-keeping system
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Forward collision warning with brake support


Your new Explorer SUV will not fail to produce the power you desire. That's because you have a choice of three equally impressive engine options in the 2017 Explorer. Whether you seek a more traditional engine or are interested in our EcoBoost® options, you can find the perfect powerplant for whatever your needs may be. The engine options for the Explorer are:

  • 5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that outputs 290 horsepower, 255 lb-ft of torque and up to 24 highway mpg
  • 3-liter Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® engine that produces 280 hp, 310 lb-ft of torque and up to 27 highway mpg
  • 5-liter Twin Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® V6 engine that yields 365 hp, 350 lb-ft of torque and up to 22 highway mpg

Interior and Technology

The 2017 Explorer offers a wide array of top-notch technologies to provide you with an ideal ride. If you decide on upgrading to the available SYNC® 3 infotainment system, you can take advantage of the touchscreen and enjoy a wide array of functions. The Ford voice-recognition software will even allow you to access your optional navigational system with a few commands, and you can be on your way to your next adventure with total confidence. Other standard and available tech and interior amenities include:

  • 12-speaker Premium Audio System from Sony®
  • Class-exclusive PowerFold® third-row seat
  • Navigation with SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • 7-passenger seating

If you want to test-drive the new 2017 Ford Explorer, head down to North County Ford in Vista, CA, today and see how it handles!


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